clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Buccaneers at Giants: TV schedule, notes, and staff picks

Predictions and game info from the 2020 NFL Week 8 capsule.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v New York Giants
Tiki Barber #21 of the New York Giants gets tackled by Ronde Barber #20 and Ryan Nece #56 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during an NFL football game at Giants Stadium on October 29, 2006.
Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images

Broadcast Info

TV: ESPN (8:15 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Ron Jaworksi SIRIUS: 81 (TB), 83 (NYG) | XM: 226 (TB), 225 (NYG), 88 (National

Buccaneers Notes

• QB TOM BRADY passed for 369 yards & 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 127 rating & had 24th-career rush TD last week. Has 94 career games with 300+ pass yards, 2nd-most in NFL history. Aims for his 5th in row vs. NYG with 325+ pass yards. Has 12 TDs (10 pass, 2 rush) vs. 2 INTs for 103.1 rating in 4 road starts this season.

• RB RONALD JONES had rush TD last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with rush TD. Had 121 scrimmage yards (80 rush, 41 rec.) in last meeting. Ranks 4th in NFL with 506 rush yards this season. RB LEONARD FOURNETTE had 6 receptions & 97 scrimmage yards (50 rush, 47. rec.) last week.

• WR MIKE EVANS had 8 receptions for 190 yards & 3 TDs in last meeting. Has 120+ rec. yards in 3 of his 4 career games vs. NYG. Aims for his 4th in row vs. NYG with TD catch & 5th in row vs. NYG with 5+ receptions. Has rec. TD in 3 of his past 4 on road. WR SCOTTY MILLER set career highs with 6 receptions for 109 yards & had 3rd-career rec. TD. TE ROB GRONKOWSKI aims for his 3rd in row with TD catch. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYG with 5+ catches, 100+ rec. yards & rec. TD.

• LB LAVONTE DAVID aims for his 4th in row vs. NYG with 8+ tackles. LB DEVIN WHITE had 11 tackles, career-high 3 sacks & 4th-career FF last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 10+ tackles & sack. LB SHAQUIL BARRETT had career-high 4 sacks & 2 FFs in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYG with sack. Rookie S ANTOINE WINFIELD had 1st-career INT last week. CB CARLTON DAVIS aims for his 3rd in row on road with PD. Is 1 of 2 DBs (JAMES BRADBERRY) with 11+ PDs (11) & 3+ INTs (3) in 2020.

Giants Notes

• QB DANIEL JONES passed for 2 TDs vs. INT for 91.9 rating & rushed for career-high 92 yards last week. Is 1 of 3 NFC QBs (KYLER MURRAY & RUSSELL WILSON) with 500+ rush yards (575) since 2019. Passed for 336 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 112.7 rating & rushed for 2 TDs in last meeting, his 1st-career start.

• RB WAYNE GALLMAN had 1st rush TD of season last week, his 4th career rush TD. RB DEVONTA FREEMAN has 679 scrimmage yards (84.9 per game) & rush TD in 8 career games vs. TB. Aims for his 3rd in row on MNF with 190+ scrmmage yards & TD.

• WR STERLING SHEPARD had 6 catches for team-high 59 yards & rec. TD last week, his 1st TD catch of season. Has 7 catches for 100 yards & TD in last meeting. WR DARIUS SLAYTON has 3 rec. TDs in 3 home games this season. Aims for his 3rd in row on MNF with 5+ catches, 100+ rec. yards & 2+ rec. TDs. WR GOLDEN TATE had 1st TD catch of season last week. Had 85 rec. yards & TD catch in his last game vs. TB (12/10/17 w/ Det.). TE EVAN ENGRAM had 6 catches in Week 7. Has 6 catches for 113 yards & TD in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. TB with 60+ rec. yards.

• LB BLAKE MARTINEZ ranks 2nd with 73 tackles this season. LB MARKUS GOLDEN had sack in Week 7. Had 2 sacks in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. TB with sack. DL DEXTER LAWRENCE had sack last week. Had sack in last meeting. CB JAMES BRADBERRY aims for his 3rd in row with INT. Had 11 tackles, 4 PD & 2 INTs in his last game vs. TB (10/13/19 w/ Car.). DB LOGAN RYAN had sack, INT & FF in his last game vs. TB (10/27/19 w/ Ten.). S JABRILL PEPPERS had 2nd-career sack in Week 7.

Series History

LEADER: Giants lead all-time series, 15-7

STREAKS: Giants have won 6 of past 7

LAST GAME: 9/22/19: Giants 32 at Buccaneers 31

LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/18/18: Giants 38, Buccaneers 35

Week 8 Staff Picks

Latest line: Buccaneers by 10.5, over/under: 47

Gil (4-3): Bucs, 33-16

James (5-2): Bucs, 41-13

Evan (6-1): Bucs, 27-6

David (4-3): Bucs, 42-10

Bailey (5-2): Bucs, 38-13

Jason (5-2): Bucs, 42-10